Dec 18, 2012 4:30pm PST
. analysts believe the generic drug makers could see a 40% jump in revenues once the a.c.a. is fully implemented. >> if you look at where a lot of companies are focused today, it is in the disease states that are relevant to an aging population. >> reporter: new drugs and new markets may help spark revenue growth, but the 10,000-pound gorilla is a newer category of products known as bio-similars, which are proteins made in living cells that are oftentimes used to treat cancer. they are a lot more difficult to copy but could also carry fatter profit margins. ruben ramirez, "n.b.r.," new york. >> susie: on wall street progress on the fiscal cliff negotiations srkedroad-based gains on wall street, helping the major indices close at post- election highs. the s&p 500 rally got going about an hour after the homebuilders confidence survey was released, moving higher for an eighth straight month. the s&p finished up 0.9%. trading volume picked up. 817 million shares moved on the big board, just over two billion traded on the nasdaq. nine of the ten major stock sectors were higher. energy and
Dec 13, 2012 1:00pm EST
venture with aca. you see the stock pop reopen. it was halted for trading. they are doing a joint venture in canada for space of land that could have up to 9 billion barrels ever oil or equivalent. they are paying a billion up front at close. another billion over four years. and they will invest 4 billion all for 49% stake. they have been doing this for a couple of years now and they continue. back to you, sue. >> thank you, brian. if the food fight in washington continues. house speaker john boehner saying the white house seems willing to slow walk our economy up to and over the fiscal cliff. senator reed telling mr. boehner he can't ignore the american people forever. so there they have it. live to capitol hill with one on one interview with representative maxine waters when we come back. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. monarch of marketing analysis. with the ability to improve roi through seo all by cob. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price.
Dec 17, 2012 11:00am EST
't aca republican offer to cappadocians and bring in a lot more money? why are they insisting on actual rate increase although the other side hates the rate increase worse? >> the democrats are convinced they win the election white house because they want the top rate to go higher. that is a concession that is mandatory for political cosmetic reasons. dennis: are you at all concerned john boehner has made this new concession, let's lift rates without still anything in the way of specific spending cuts, does that bother you? >> there has to be a change, more names i medicare recipients and there probably is going to be out in the distance higher eligibility age may be going up by two years. he has to sell it to his caucus. i would be a little surprised they announced a final deal in the next half an hour because he has to meet with his troops. a lot of them will have to swallow hard to raise rates. dennis: republicans seem to be getting all the blame if we go over the cliff. what you can do two or three most important things to avoid, what do you have to fix ahead of time? >> you have to
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am EST
, of course, think obama care is terrible. if you're a shareholder in aca, or want to be one, you should be applauding obama care. i think this is a deal you probably want to be in. >> yeah, it is interesting, the for-profit hospital companies have done quite well under the affordable care act. >> just a quick note, trip adviser open for trade, up by 11%. as you mentioned, david, not as high as liberty is paying for the shares. but it sa nice close -- >> a real vote of confidence from john malone who runs liber liberty. >> again, trip adviser up to 59.5 right now. delta airlines buying a stake in virgin atlantic. the most interesting aspect of the story is the wager between richard branson and willy walsh, let's say it's below the belt. we'll have the details coming up next. and richard anderson, plus a gadget lover's delight for the holidays. a live interview with the ceo of brookstone. bob, these projections... they're... optimistic. productivity up, costs down, time to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, anal